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Why Painkiller Addicts Turn To Heroin; How To Help

About 80 percent of the world's pain pills are consumed in the United States, which has just 5 percent of the world's population, and many of those addicts turn to heroin, according to a recent CNN article.

About 80 percent of the world’s pain pills are consumed in the United States, which has just 5 percent of the world’s population, and many of those addicts turn to heroin, according to a recent CNN article. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. As a result, accidental prescription drug overdose is now the ...

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Santa Clarita Sees Nearly 300 DUI Charges In 2014

Almost one person a day in the Santa Clarita Valley gets behind the wheel under the influence, and gets arrested for a DUI.

Almost one person a day in the Santa Clarita Valley gets behind the wheel under the influence, and gets arrested for a DUI. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. In 2014, there were 290 DUI arrests made by Santa Clarita Valley station deputies alone, said Sgt. Rich Cohen of the station’s Traffic Unit.  ...

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How And When To Talk To Your Kids About Marijuana Use

With marijuana becoming more socially acceptable, and laws continuing to be more lenient, it’s important to talk to you kids about marijuana at an early age, drug and alcohol experts said Thursday.

With marijuana becoming more socially acceptable, and laws continuing to be more lenient, it’s important to talk to your kids about marijuana at an early age, drug and alcohol experts said Thursday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “Kids are never too young to start to talk to them about marijuana use,” said ...

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Families in Action – January 12, 2015

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Hosts: Cary Quashen and Bob Sharits of Action Topic: Mindful meditation in terms of rehabilitation Guests: Gary Sanders Right Click Here To Download! Click Here To Listen! Listen in on Families in Action on Mondays at 12PM with Cary Quashen to gain helpful advice on how to deal with troubled teenagers and adolescents. Listen to all of Families in Action’s podcast’s here!

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Families in Action – January 5, 2014

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Hosts: Cary Quashen and Bob Sharits of Action Topic: New Year Resolutions Guests: Betty Castro Right Click Here To Download! Listen in on Families in Action on Mondays at 12PM with Cary Quashen to gain helpful advice on how to deal with troubled teenagers and adolescents. Listen to all of Families in Action’s podcast’s here!

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Families in Action – December 29, 2014

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Hosts: Cary Quashen and Bob Sharits of Action Topic: Depression During The Holidays & Staying Safe Guests: Michael Dougherty from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Right Click Here To Download! Listen in on Families in Action on Mondays at 12PM with Cary Quashen to gain helpful advice on how to deal with troubled teenagers and adolescents. Listen to all of Families in Action’s podcast’s here!

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Families in Action – December 8, 2014

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Hosts: Cary Quashen and Bob Sharits of Action Topic: Compassionate Friends Guests: Alice Reynolds Diane Briones Right Click Here To Download! Listen in on Families in Action on Mondays at 12PM with Cary Quashen to gain helpful advice on how to deal with troubled teenagers and adolescents. Listen to all of Families in Action’s podcast’s here!

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Families in Action – December 1, 2014

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Hosts: Cary Quashen and Bob Sharits of Action Topic: Holiday Stress Guests: Dilyse Diaz M.A., L.M.F.T. Right Click Here To Download! Listen in on Families in Action on Mondays at 12PM with Cary Quashen to gain helpful advice on how to deal with troubled teenagers and adolescents. Listen to all of Families in Action’s podcast’s here!

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Editorial: Surviving The Holidays With A Troubled Teen

Editorial - Santa Clarita News

According to Cary Quashen, a high-risk teen counselor and president and founder of Action Family Counseling in Santa Clarita, the holiday season is often portrayed as a time for family unity and closeness. “The holidays tend to foster false expectations of perfection,” said Quashen. “It’s the holidays and everyone assumes families should be happy, but if your family includes a ...

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Editorial: What About The ‘Thanks’ In Thanksgiving?

Editorial - Santa Clarita News

By: Cary Quashen | Action Family Counseling If your household is anything like mine, by now you have received dozens of direct mail pieces touting the After Thanksgiving Black Friday Sale. One direct-mailer even sent me a holiday grab bag and told me to stuff it with my leftover turkey and then come shopping. And others are advertising the pre-Black ...

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